RNG, a pillar of the energy transition

Renewable Natural Gas is an energy source of interest that can substitute fossil-based natural gas. It is obtained by purifying the biogas produced by the decomposition of organic matter like plant material, agricultural and industrial waste, household waste, and wastewater treatment sludge.

Renewable Natural Gas has the same chemical composition and energetic properties as fossil-based natural gas. It can be injected directly into utility grids or used as fuel for vehicles.

Renewable Natural Gas is a carbon-neutral gas. The carbon released when it is burned had previously been absorbed by living organisms and was already present in the atmosphere when these organisms first appeared. This is known as the short carbon cycle. Conversely, fossil-based energy releases carbon accumulated deep in the ground over millions of years into the atmosphere.

Renewable Natural Gas also supports the circular economy. It is produced locally from waste and used by local households and businesses. Renewable Natural Gas can be easly transported and stored using already-existing gas infrastructure; this way, RNG contributes to energetic independence.

RNG is a pillar of the energy transition. It can be used as a substitute for fossil-based energy for transportation and heating, which account for the vast majority of our energy needs and greenhouse gas emissions.

Producing RNG at competitive prices

Until now, the Renewable Natural Gas industry has grown mainly due to government incentives designed to increase the use of renewable energy. Over the next years, renewable natural gas will be able to compete with fossil-based natural gas through improved purification processes, reduced gas transportation costs, and exemption from the carbon tax.

By producing RNG from landfill gas, Waga Energy delivers the most competitive RNG price on the market. Waga Energy’s ambition is to produce RNG anywhere in the world at a price comparable to that of the natural gas, in order to accelerate the energy transition in a context of climate emergency.